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capot1

[kuh-pot, -poh] /kəˈpɒt, -ˈpoʊ/
noun, Cards.
1.
the taking by one player of all the tricks of a deal, as in piquet.
Origin of capot1
1640-1650
1640-50; < French (noun and adj.), designating or describing the player who has no tricks, after faire capot (nautical) to capsize

capot2

[kuh-poh; French ka-poh] /kəˈpoʊ; French kaˈpoʊ/
noun, plural capots
[kuh-pohz; French ka-poh] /kəˈpoʊz; French kaˈpoʊ/ (Show IPA)
1.
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capot

/kəˈpɒt/
noun
1.
(piquet) the winning of all the tricks by one player
Word Origin
C17: from French
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